Since 2011, the international research association RAMICS has organised the largest bi-annual congresses about complementary currency systems worldwide. In September 2019 the second-but-last congress had taken place in Hida-Takayama, Japan. Only a few months later, most our scheduled events were brought to a complete halt by the Covid pandemic. The following 6th RAMICS congress […]

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The David Graeber Institute started its work in March of this year as a non-profit organization overseeing an extensive Archive of unpublished written and multimedia texts and continues David’s legacy and provides access to research and public discourse projects – some of which were started during his lifetime, and others related to themes and ideas […]

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The 18th Annual AMI Monetary Reform Conference, bringing together some of the world’s leading experts on monetary history and theory together with some of the world’s most serious advocates of real and achievable economic and monetary reforms. The conference will be held again on the Zoom platform, which has many advantages over an in-person conference. […]

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The event is hybrid, with the IRL option in St Anne’s House, Bristol. We’re also going to make sure that people who can’t take part live can both deliver recorded ‘provocations’ and see the other provocations online after the event. If you want to participate, whether IRL, online or via video recordings, you need to register […]

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Alternative Economic and Monetary Systems is an interdisciplinary summer school focusing on alternatives to the economic status quo: International participants deal with limits of growth, as well as the instabilities of our financial system. They learn why a drastic system change is necessary to reach the target of stabilizing the world climate at 1.5°C – […]

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This article was published on our German site in September 2020. Now, in January 2022, we mourn the passing of Edgar Cahn, father of timebanking across the US, distinguished professor of law in Washington D.C. and most-valued and tireless advocate for social justice globally. Since this article calls for the idea of timebanking in times […]

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“The other day you said on the phone: Give me a problem and I’ll develop a complementary currency with which you can solve it. And I have to tell you this: Your imagination, your inexhaustible ideas on how to design, invent and transform money, simply amaze me every time. ”  Margrit Kennedy in a letter […]

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This summerschool, organised by AEMS and credited with 5 ECTS, is open to motivated applicants from all fields of study and focuses on alternatives to the economic status quo. International participants deal with limits of growth, as well as the instabilities of our financial system and learn why a drastic system change is necessary to […]

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